UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Class of 2019 arrives at UC Davis School of Medicine http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10210/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10210 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2015) - Monique Atwal grew up on a farm in the San Joaquin Valley town of Selma.  In high school she joined a program called Doctor’s Academy, which is dedicated to encouraging a student’s interest in health professions, especially in the valley. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10210 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-01T00:00:00Z New research grant honors memory of UC Davis medical school graduate, Daniel T. O'Connor http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10229/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10229 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 31, 2015) - The UC Davis School of Medicine has established, in collaboration with his family, a grant honoring an alumnus who was an internationally renowned researcher of hypertension and renal disease. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10229 David Ong 2015-07-31T00:00:00Z Waking up HIV http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10223/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10223 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 30, 2015) - Highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) has helped millions survive the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Unfortunately, HIV has a built-in survival mechanism, creating reservoirs of latent, inactive virus that are invisible to both HAART and the immune system. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10223 Susan Mar 2015-07-30T00:00:00Z Consuming highly refined carbohydrates increases risk of depression http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10227/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10227 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 30, 2015) - A diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead to an increased risk for new-onset depression in postmenopausal women, according to a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. [en español] Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10227 Susan Mar 2015-07-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis awards new technology grants to health system researchers http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10217/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10217 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 29, 2015) - UC Davis Health System investigators are among the winners of this year’s Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) grants for research projects with commercial feasibility. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10217 Susan Mar 2015-07-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis offers stroke-prevention alternative for patients with atrial fibrillation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10201/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10201 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 29, 2015) - Cardiologists at UC Davis are the first in Northern California to treat the major risk of stroke that comes with atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common form of arrhythmia, with a device that blocks blood clots from traveling from the heart to the head. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10201 Susan Mar 2015-07-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis to partner with NEC Society to host first national conference on necrotizing enterocolitis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10209/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10209 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - The UC Davis Department of Pediatrics and Division of Neonatology will partner with the NEC society in hosting the first national conference on necrotizing enterocolitis, set for spring of 2017.The event will bring together physicians, scientists, and parents from across North America with expertise in necrotizing enterocolitic (NEC) for the first time.  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10209 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis trauma center re-verified as level I by the American College of Surgeons http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10215/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10215 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - The trauma center at UC Davis has been re-verified as level 1 by the American College of Surgeons, making it one of only three trauma centers in California with level I verification in both pediatric and adult trauma care. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10215 Susan Mar 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z Autism costs estimated to reach nearly $500 billion, potentially $1 trillion, by 2025 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10214/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10214 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - UC Davis health economists have for the first time projected the total costs of caring for all people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the U.S. for the current calendar year and in 10 years if effective interventions and preventive treatments for the condition are not identified and widely available. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10214 Susan Mar 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z Sleep and the Aging Brain topic of August lecture in Walnut Creek http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10212/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10212 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - Glen Xiong, associate clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis, will address “Sleep and the Aging Brain” during the August 2015 UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center Community Discovery Lecture Series in Walnut Creek. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10212 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z Curry elected to Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9977/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9977 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 23, 2015) - Fitz-Roy Curry, distinguished professor emeritus of physiology and membrane biology and biomedical engineering at UC Davis, was elected to the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, a non-governmental organization that includes Norwegian and foreign members who support the advancement of science and scholarship in Norway. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9977 Carole Gan 2015-07-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers awarded grant for HIV clinical trial using stem cells http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10204/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10204 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 23, 2015) - The state stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), today approved funding a UC Davis Health System research team to conduct a clinical trial using bioengineered stem cells to treat HIV patients suffering from lymphoma, one of the deadly conditions associated with the disease. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10204 Susan Mar 2015-07-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis announces new building for Sacramento campus http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10192/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10192 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 23, 2015) - Leaders of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announced plans to construct a new education building in Sacramento. Betty Irene Moore Hall will be the fourth structure in the educational core of the campus and will house graduate programs of the School of Nursing, as well as support interprofessional education for other health science education on the UC Davis Sacramento campus. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10192 Rebecca Badeaux 2015-07-23T00:00:00Z New discoveries in UC Davis brain research the topic of August lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10202/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10202 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 22, 2015) - From new ways to stimulate the brain, to new strategies to monitor and communicate with individuals with psychosis, UC Davis neuroscientists are leaders in understanding the brain and developing new treatments for mental-health disorders.  Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10202 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-22T00:00:00Z One of America's top hospitals http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10186/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10186 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 21, 2015) - UC Davis medical Center has again ranked as one of the best hospitals in the U.S. for 2015-16 in 10 adult medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10186 Susan Mar 2015-07-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis researcher receives grant to study psoriatic arthritis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10185/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10185 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 20, 2015) - Iannis Adamopoulos, a researcher dedicated to studying diseases of the immune and skeletal systems, has received a $200,000 grant from the National Psoriasis Foundation to improve treatments for psoriatic arthritis. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10185 Susan Mar 2015-07-20T00:00:00Z Sacramento Republic FC's August 22 ticket promotion raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10178/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10178 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 20, 2015) - Soccer fans can help sick and injured children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital by buying tickets to the August 22 Sacramento Republic FC match. For every ticket purchased using the link bit.ly/ucdavischildren and promo code: KIDS, Sacramento Republic FC will donate $20 to UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10178 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's researchers at core of leading-edge dementia discoveries http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10171/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10171 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 16, 2015) - Imaging the brain, collecting clinical measurements and biological specimens, and generating an unprecedented volume of data for more than 1,700 participants, the groundbreaking Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has painted a detailed picture of the brain’s progression from cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s disease, often over many years, demonstrating that while amyloid brain deposits are a leading factor in dementia, there is considerable heterogeneity in cognitive decline in aging. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10171 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-16T00:00:00Z Association of Pathology Chairs selects Gandour-Edwards with Distinguished Teaching Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10180/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10180 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 16, 2015) - Regina Gandour-Edwards, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, has received the Michele Raible Undergraduate Medical Education Distinguished Teaching Award from the Association of Pathology Chairs. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10180 David Ong 2015-07-16T00:00:00Z James Marcin is lead author on AAP's telemedicine policy statement about pediatric health care http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10179/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10179 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 16, 2015) - In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) makes recommendations on the use of telemedicine in children’s health care and how it will impact the pediatric workforce. UC Davis division chief of pediatric critical care medicine and head of the UC Davis pediatric telemedicine program was lead author of the report. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10179 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-16T00:00:00Z James Marcin appointed head of pediatric critical care medicine at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10166/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10166 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2015) - James Marcin, pediatric critical care physician and director of the pediatric telemedicine program, has been appointed division chief of pediatric critical care medicine. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10166 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-15T00:00:00Z Friendships, fun at UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10165/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10165 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2015) - Kids in bright yellow UC Davis summer camp shirts gathered at the rock climbing wall at the UC Davis ARC on Friday. But this was not an ordinary group of campers. They were from the UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp, now in its second year, which provides friendship, fun and diabetes education for patients battling Type I Diabetes.  Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10165 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-15T00:00:00Z Lecture to address reducing the risk of falls and related injuries among the elderly http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10159/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10159 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2015) - Falls, the leading cause of non-fatal and fatal injuries and a leading cause of death among the elderly, will be the topic of the July UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center Community Discovery Series lecture. The speaker will be Christy Adams, UC Davis Health System Trauma Prevention and Outreach Program coordinator. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10159 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-14T00:00:00Z Sam's Club in Sacramento is #1 CMN fundraiser http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10160/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10160 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 13, 2015) - Sam's Club on Power Inn Road in Sacramento was named the #1 Sam's Club store for raising the most money for Children's Miracle Network in the country during its 2015 campaign. The store raised $42,847.75, with proceeds staying locally and benefitting UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10160 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-13T00:00:00Z Radiation Oncology faculty earn key leadership roles http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10158/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10158 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 10, 2015) - Two faculty members of the UC Davis Department of Radiation Oncology have been recognized for their leadership and expertise in cancer research and care. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10158 Dorsey Griffith 2015-07-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center awarded 'Most Wired 2015' designation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10157/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10157 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 10, 2015) - UC Davis Medical Center has again earned “Most Wired” designation as one of the nation’s top health leaders in information technology. The 2015 award is based on a national survey conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10157 Charles Casey 2015-07-10T00:00:00Z Rogawski receives 2015 Neuroendocrine Research Award from the American Academy of Neurology http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9952/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9952 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 9, 2015) - Michael Rogawski, professor of neurology at UC Davis, recently was awarded the 2015 Neuroendocrine Research Award at the 67th Annual American Academy of Neurology meeting in Washington, D.C. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9952 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-09T00:00:00Z New medical school admission process doesn't reduce diversity http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10145/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10145 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 8, 2015) - Under-represented minorities fare as well as others in an increasingly popular method of selecting medical school students known as the Multiple Mini Interview, or MMI, according to new research from the UC Davis School of Medicine. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10145 Karen Finney 2015-07-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis study identifies tools, strategies for enhancing obesity prevention in rural communities http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10140/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10140 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 7, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have reviewed a successful telemedicine intervention against pediatric obesity to better understand what worked (or didn’t) and how similar programs can be improved. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10140 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers find key mechanism that causes neuropathic pain http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10142/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10142 Davis, Calif. (July 6, 2015) - Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have identified a key mechanism in neuropathic pain. The discovery could eventually benefit millions of patients with chronic pain from trauma, diabetes, shingles, multiple sclerosis or other conditions that cause nerve damage. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10142 Susan Mar 2015-07-06T00:00:00Z Level I trauma experience prepares surgeons for battle http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10133/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10133 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 30, 2015) - Soldiers injured during the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have the highest survival rates in history, thanks to the availability of surgeons skilled in combat care. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10133 Susan Mar 2015-06-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis study guides efforts to find new strategies, solutions to fight pediatric asthma http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10065/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10065 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2015) - Low flu vaccination rates, medication compliance and limited access to primary care providers have contributed to poor outcomes for pediatric asthma in California, say UC Davis pediatricians Ulfat Shaikh and Robert Byrd, who have published an extensive study describing the challenges faced by children with asthma in California. [en español] Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10065 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing school welcomes physician assistant, nurse practitioner students to master's-degree programs http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10129/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10129 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2015) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis conducted a White Coat Ceremony on Thursday to welcome physician assistant and nurse practitioner classes of 2017. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10129 Rebecca Badeaux 2015-06-26T00:00:00Z Knoepfler awarded childhood cancer research grant http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10118/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10118 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 25, 2015) - UC Davis stem cell scientist Paul Knoepfler has been awarded $250,000 for glioma research from an organization begun 15 years ago by a 5-year-old girl with a deadly form of childhood cancer. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10118 Dorsey Griffith 2015-06-25T00:00:00Z Erik Fernandez y Garcia appointed commissioner of new maternal mental health task force http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10115/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10115 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 24, 2015) - Erik Fernandez y Garcia, associate professor of clinical pediatrics at UC Davis Children's Hospital, has been appointed a commissioner on the California Task Force on the Status of Maternal Mental Health Care. The formation of this group was announced at a press conference today, presented by 2020 Mom (formerly the California Maternal Mental Health Collaborative) and the Central Valley Health Policy Institute at Fresno State.   Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10115 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis awards $1 million for brain research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10116/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10116 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 24, 2015) - UC Davis is stimulating innovative, collaborative brain research with a new program offering funding for projects with strong potential to lead to impactful discoveries. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10116 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-24T00:00:00Z Organ and tissue donors honored with memorial rock at UC Davis Medical Center http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10103/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10103 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2015) - Organ, tissue and eye donors’ monumental generosity was memorialized this morning when a two-ton inscribed rock was added to the landscape of UC Davis Medical Center. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10103 Susan Mar 2015-06-18T00:00:00Z Evaluating intelligence testing in individuals with intellectual disability http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9345/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9345 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2015) - Since the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries, intelligence tests have attempted to measure human intellectual capabilities. The most common assigns an intelligence quotient, or “IQ” score for normal intelligence in the 90-to-110 point range. Below-normal intelligence falls below 80 IQ points. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9345 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities to hold Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10100/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10100 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2015) - The 12th Annual UC Davis Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders — one of the nation's premier gatherings of health professionals, educators and families interested in research and best practices in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders — will be held Friday, Aug. 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UC Davis Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane, on the University of California, Davis campus. The Institute is sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) of the UC Davis MIND Institute and the UC Davis Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education.  Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10100 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital collects donations at June 20 Sacramento Republic FC game http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9968/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9968 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2015) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will be collecting art supplies and toy donations at the June 20 Sacramento Republic FC game at Hughes Stadium. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9968 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-15T00:00:00Z Leiserowitz receives WAGO award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10089/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10089 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2015) - Gary Leiserowitz, chief of gynecologic oncology and interim chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, received the Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (WAGO) James F. Nolan Award June 12 at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Santa Rosa. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10089 Susan Mar 2015-06-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology welcomes new chief http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10082/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10082 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2015) - Marcio H. Malogolowkin, an international leader in the treatment of rare pediatric liver tumors, has joined UC Davis as the new chief of the UC Davis Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10082 Inessa Samusenko 2015-06-15T00:00:00Z First class of UC Davis master's-degree nurse practitioners and physician assistants graduate http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10081/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10081 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 12, 2015) - For the first time, 25 students in the physician assistant and nurse practitioner master’s-degree programs collected degrees through the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis this graduation season, along with six Doctor of Philosophy and 25 Master of Science ― Leadership students. Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10081 Rebecca Badeaux 2015-06-12T00:00:00Z Early Start Denver Model workshops offered in August http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10080/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10080 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2015) - The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a daily play-and routines-based intervention for young children with autism that has been found to result in significant developmental gains, is offering a series of workshops in August. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10080 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-11T00:00:00Z Forty-four protein biomarkers discovered for Duchenne muscular dystrophy http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10083/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10083 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2015) - Researchers have identified 44 proteins in the blood of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy that occur at significantly different concentrations in comparison to healthy individuals of the same age. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10083 Susan Mar 2015-06-11T00:00:00Z The constant movement in ADHD may help children think, perform in school http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10069/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10069 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 10, 2015) - The constant movement of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be distracting -- but the fidgeting also may improve their cognitive performance, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. The take-away message: The hyperactivity seen in ADHD may help children think. [en español] Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10069 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital listed in the nation's Best Children's Hospital rankings http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9987/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9987 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s top hospitals in five pediatric subspecialties. Together with Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California, its longstanding partner in caring for children with burns, spinal cord injuries, urological issues and orthopaedic disorders, UC Davis Children's Hospital ranked 29th in orthopaedics and 20th in urology. UC Davis also ranked 17th in neonatology, 33rd in diabetes and endocrinology and 45th in neurology and neurosurgery.  Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9987 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-09T00:00:00Z Early intervention program improves long-term outcomes for children with autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10075/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10075 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2015) - An early intervention program for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder improves their intellectual abilities and reduces autism symptoms -- and those results persist years after the children originally received treatment, a new study shows. Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10075 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-09T00:00:00Z Body's response to spicy foods guides design of new pain relief drugs http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10074/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10074 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2015) - UC Davis researchers have identified the molecular interactions that allow capsaicin to activate the body’s primary receptor for sensing heat and pain, paving the way for the design of more selective and effective drugs to relieve pain. Their work appeared online June 8 in the journal Nature Chemical Biology. Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10074 Carole Gan 2015-06-09T00:00:00Z